The influence of interaction in the «teacher-pupil» system on schoolchildren’s learning and development (based on foreign publications)



This article is devoted to the description of the influence of the teacher-pupils’ relationship on schoolchildren’s learning and development. Factual material is presented in favor of the fundamental importance of favorable interpersonal relations between the teacher and pupils. The problem of a negative relationship, its negative impact on academic performance, pupils’ behavior, their attitude to the learning process, peers, teachers and the school as a whole are analyzed in detail. This study demonstrates the relationship between teachers’ mental representations about the relationship in the teacher-pupil system and teacher behavior

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Keywords: a «teacher-pupil» system, a supportive relationship, conflict interactions, learning process

Journal rubric: Educational Psychology and Pedagogical Psychology

Article type: review article


For citation: Fomichenko A.S. The influence of interaction in the «teacher-pupil» system on schoolchildren’s learning and development (based on foreign publications) [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2019. Vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 76–83. DOI: 10.17759/jmfp.2019080108. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Anna S. Fomichenko, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Chair of Foreign Languages, Orenburg State University, Orenburg, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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